Tag Archives: marriage

  1. All That Catholic Proposal

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    October 28, 2015 by Alex Johannigman

    After all of the talk from Pope Francis and Catholic bloggers about marriage and the family in recent month, I decided it was time to try it out for myself.

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  2. So Your Country Just Redefined Marriage… Now What?

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    June 26, 2015 by Alex Johannigman

    The Supreme Court’s decision has changed some things, but it hasn’t changed our responsibility to love people with same-sex attraction or their children, and it has given us an even greater opportunity to shape cultural perceptions of marriage by living a better alternative.

  3. 7 Trends Destroying Families Faster Than a Same-Sex “Marriage” License in Texas

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    February 20, 2015 by Alex Johannigman

    Beneath all of the talk about “marriage equality” and “preserving the sanctity of marriage” there are much more harmful trends that are destroying the health and stability of marriages and families than the legal status of same-sex unions. The scariest part is that most of us are contributing to the problem.

  4. A Rabbi Walks into the Vatican and Shares Some Poetic Theology of Love

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    November 20, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    I’ve been hearing a lot of great things being said about the presentation given at the Humanum Conference by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the former Chief Rabbi of the UK and the Commonwealth, so I decided to start by watching his speech. I was very impressed by what he added to the conversation. One of the things I admire most about the Jewish faith is how poetic a lot of their theology is. Rather than speak about all the problems that the modern definition of marriage has (high divorce rates, abortion and contraception, ignoring gender, etc.), he discusses why marriage as it has been understood throughout history is so beautiful and necessary.

  5. Why You’re Probably Pursuing the Wrong Vocation

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    November 5, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    We need to stop viewing the “next step” in life, whether that is graduating, finding our dream job, or beginning marriage or religious life, as our ultimate goal and the point where we will become significantly happier and instead recognize that each of these are only checkpoints on our path to our true “God given vocation”: Heaven.

  6. HIMYM was uncomfortably realistic about love, marriage, and friendship, and that’s why it was legendary

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    April 1, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    Last night I watched the finale of one of my favorite shows of the past decade, How I Met Your …
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  7. Dodging the Dangers of Discernment

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    February 4, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    As young adults, we spend a disproportionately large amount of time trying to figure out what our purpose in life …
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